July 15, 2013
by Kaid Benfield

Sustainability and the urban commons (Part 1 of 2)

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
My neighborhood has a “commons.”  So does yours.  The commons comprises those explicitly or, in some cases, implicitly shared resources in wh… Continue reading

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March 26, 2012
by Lisa Speer

James Cameron’s Record Dive Exposes Need for Global Protection of the High Seas

Lisa Speer, Director of the International Oceans Program, New York
Yesterday, filmmaker James Cameron became the first solo explorer to reach the ocean’s deepest point, traveling nearly seven miles down through some of the darkest… Continue reading

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February 6, 2012
by Anjali Jaiswal

Paving the Road to Rio+20 with Meaningful Dialogue at DSDS 2012

Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
The countdown to the June 2012 Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development picked up speed last week at the annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS). The DSDS, who… Continue reading

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